13 December 2013, Friday
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Decision time for the Gulen movement
A new era for Turkey brought to the parliament
A 17-article package as part of the highly anticipated democratization package was presented to Turkeys Grand National Assembly for approval on Thursday. With the passing of this legislation, which includes amendments spanning from education in native languages to propaganda and political parties, from hate crimes to demonstrations and headscarves and meddling in lifestyles, Turkey will embark on a whole new era.
Davutoğlu announces plans to visit Armenia
After meeting with his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts in Kiev, on Thursday Foreign Minister Davutoğlu announced plans to head to Yerevan on December 12. There is a new environment of peace in the Caucasus, says Davutoğlu.
A Grand Bazaar replica to open in Las Vegas
Las Vegas is preparing to open its own version of Istanbuls historical Grand Bazaar. Construction began this week on the Las Vegas strip for the mega mall, which will contain 150 shops and is set to open in fall of 2014.
* Erdoğan announces 21 candidates including Topbaş for Istanbul Mayor
* THY unveils new campaign and "Kobe vs. Messi: Shootout" commercial
* The government was the defendant and the others were the jury
* Three Turkish universities rank in the top ten
* Visa regulations with EU nations to be lifted in next 3.5 years
* Collaboration with Qatar for Geneva 2 conference on Syria
* Moodys praises Turkeys lack of household debt
* Three criminal complaints filed against Taraf daily and journalist Baransu
* Education Minister Avci: Our education system is headed for reforms
* PM Erdoğan: "The parliament is where problems are solved"
* Good news for Turkey on progress for EU visa exemption
EU Minister Bağiş says Turkey brought the EU to heel on visa exemption
European Union Minister Egemen Bağış attributed the recent Visa Exemption Readmission Agreement as being due to the success of Turkeys business world and said, Those who dragged us up a mountain are now stuck up there. It is now time for the EU to make considerations.
Popular series Karadayı signs package broadcast deal in four nations
Turkish television shows are fast growing in popularity worldwide as they begin to branch out on broadcasts in U.S. and Eastern European TV stations. In a single day, ATVs well-loved television show Karadayı signed a mega broadcasting package deal with four television stations in four different countries.
President Gül: Mandela was a leader who put an end to racism
President Gül paid tribute to the late Nelson Mandela on Friday by stating that he was a great figure as a defender of human rights and brought an end to racism in his native South Africa.
Spying probe started for Taraf journalist Baransu
Taraf journalist Mehmet Baransu may face espionage charges for his release of classified National Security Council Documents in an article penned earlier this week in connection to the ongoing dershane debate.
Turkeys students show improvement in science, math and reading
Turkeys students have raised their points in science, math and reading according to the latest OECD PISA poll.
Resolution process commission releases 450-page report
Erdoğan ranks second in Time magazines Person of the Year poll
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is currently ranked in second place for TIME magazines 2013 Person of the Year poll with 15.9 percent of the votes thus far. Reader voting comes to a close on December 6 and the final winner will be announced on December 11.
A view of Tehran following the nuclear agreement
Teams battle it out for the top of the league with exciting weekend draws
Fenerbahçe hosted archrivals Beşiktaş for a historical derby on Saturday, which ended in a 3-3 draw and two players being sent off the field with red cards. On Sunday, reigning champions Galatasaray failed to take advantage of Saturdays draw against the leagues second top team Kasımpaşa in a game that ended 1-1.
Fenerbahçe hosts Beşiktaş for final derby of the year
Exports break a historical monthly record
After experiencing a slowdown in October, exports have once again pressed on the gas in November. With a monthly export figure of $13.8 billion, Novembers exports were the highest monthly figure ever before seen in the countrys history. Turkish Exporters Assembly President Büyükekşi assures, "We will meet our $153 billion target by the end of the year.
Why should Turkeys rating immediately be raised?
Flower Show Turkey blooms in Istanbul
Flower Show Turkey opened its doors on Thursday at the Istanbul Fair Center with nearly 300 participating firms from 20 different nations spanning from companies dealing in decorative plants, landscaping and a variety of flower industry subsectors. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to experience vivacious colors and mesmerizing scents at the International Flower Show, which runs until Sunday.
Turkish director Pirselimoğlu awarded in Rome
Cappadocia is a favorite for destination documentaries
With one of Turkeys most unique landscapes and history, Cappadocia has become a favorite destination for travel shows and documentaries. This year alone, 83 television channels from 23 nations have filmed documentaries and travel shows on the popular Central Anatolian region known for its fairy chimneys and underground cities, which span back to the 6th century BC.
A day of destiny for EXPO 2020 candidate city Izmir
ERDOĞAN RETURNS TO PINARHISAR 14 YEARS LATER AS PRIME MINISTER
Prime Minister Erdoğan paid a visit to Pınarhisar, where he once he served a four month prison sentence for reciting a poem, for the first time in 14 years on Friday as part of a visit to provinces in the Thrace region. We built the foundation of the AK Party and took the first step towards establishing a new and great Turkey in the Pınarhisar Penitentiary, Erdoğan told the crowds at a joint inauguration ceremony held in the Kirklareli district.
Davutoğlus visit to Najaf and Karbala
Marmaray Rail Project Nears Completion
After Taksim, vandals now take on Tahrir Square
Gezi Park Protest
The Butterfly's Dream (Kelebeğin Rüyası) Trailer
Erdoğan recites the Koran
Israeli bulldozer kills American activist Rachel ...
Conquest 1453 released in the USA!
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